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Kristin Bauer poses with her new book, "THIS IS LIKE THAT."
Kristin Bauer is out with a new book, "THIS IS LIKE THAT." The artist views the book as an extension of her work rather than a collection of it. The Show spoke with her more on what this means.
May. 12, 2023
person looking at a sports betting app
$609 million were wagered on sports betting in Arizona during February. That is a slight increase compared to January, but the figure is $117 million more than February of last year.
May. 11, 2023
Closed entrance
A special viewing of the 1989 movie, “Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure,” will be held at the former Metrocenter Mall in Phoenix.
May. 10, 2023
Phoenix playground park sign
Phoenix has a better idea of what’s taking place in city parks after hours, thanks to the first data from a pilot program that launched in February.
May. 10, 2023
Madi Latham graduation photo
Tempe’s evening skies have filled with fireworks — a sign that graduation ceremonies are underway. For Madi Latham, who’s graduating with a bachelor’s in creative writing, it’s a time of reflection as well as celebration.
May. 10, 2023
A new exhibit by art students at Hamilton High School in Chandler has opened at the city’s museum. The project is a direct response by students to an existing installation of documentary photography capturing Dust Bowl migrants on their journey from the central plains through Arizona and on to California.
May. 9, 2023
Gordon Hawkins performing on stage
“Proximity” is a trio of opera’s commissioned by the Lyric Opera of Chicago. The libretto was written by renowned playwright Anna Deveare Smith and the three operas explore topics that feel a little closer to home these days: technology, climate change and gun violence.
May. 9, 2023
masks on hooks
The Show speaks with a professor on how the pandemic has affected storytelling and what stories are still important to tell.
May. 9, 2023
Despite temperatures rising in Phoenix, Arizona Snowbowl in Flagstaff is keeping doors open through Memorial Day and providing a snowy escape from the summer heat.
May. 9, 2023
Musica Sin Fronteras
A youth choir from the Sonoran capital Hermosillo is teaming up with two orchestras in Phoenix for a pair of concerts on Saturday and Sunday.
May. 5, 2023
Christopher St. Jean after running the Cocodona 250 in 2023
A marathon is a little more than 26 miles, which for most people is more than enough. But ultramarathons are longer — in some cases, a lot longer. The 2023 Cocodona ultramarathon is a 250-mile race that starts in Black Canyon City and ends in Flagstaff.
More news from the Fronteras Desk
May. 5, 2023
Reynier Leyva Novo
There's a new exhibition at the Phoenix Art Museum opening on Saturday that doesn't involve art on the walls. Instead, museum goers walk into a giant, pitch black room with black-painted walls and are given a headset to wear and follow a monarch butterfly through its migration.
May. 5, 2023
suns game showing on an old tv
Looking ahead to next season, fans of the Suns and Mercury will have a different way to watch their games, and it’s kind of a blast from the past: over the air TV. The teams have reached a deal with Gray Television to air the games; there’ll also be a streaming option
May. 5, 2023
Rebecca Pipkin
Saguaro Land is a series from The Show looking at the Sonoran Desert — the lushest, hottest desert in the world that happens to be our home. The Show spoke with an artist who transforms invasive plants into art.
May. 4, 2023
Max Miller Tasting History
Max Miller is the host of "Tasting History" on YouTube and he now has a cookbook out, aptly titled "Tasting History: The Cookbook." In it, he goes back in time to get a sense of what the past tasted like.
May. 3, 2023
Coming up on this episode, musician Lizzo is the subject of a new graphic short story series. Plus, a linguist argues for bad language … "Like, literally, dude." And, a rapid-fire play examines the search for love and dignity by single Black females.
May. 2, 2023
Snowbowl, the ski resort near Flagstaff, will remain open until Memorial Day. According to a release, the high amounts of snowfall from this season has allowed the slopes to remain open until nearly June.
May. 2, 2023
baseball on the grass
Legacy Cares Inc., which is the owner of Legacy Park, a 320-acre sports facility in Mesa, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
May. 2, 2023
Chris Paul Phoenix Suns
Nikola Jokic scored 39 points to rally the Denver Nuggets to a 97-87 win over the Phoenix Suns on Monday night, giving them a 2-0 lead over the Suns in the Western Conference semifinals. Suns point guard Chris Paul left with groin tightness in the third quarter.
May. 2, 2023
On the second floor of Burton Barr Central Library in Phoenix is a room filled with Arizona history dating back to territorial days. The James H. McClintock collection includes 2,000 photos, 15 scrapbooks and 33 linear feet of files.
More Arizona history stories
May. 1, 2023


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